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Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) and Vancouver Aquarium researchers announced Tuesday they will be cooperating on the study of the effects of microplastics on B.C.’s water systems. Read more.
Ever wonder why some people are inherently clumsy? Or why some people are prone to motion sickness? This March break, children visiting the Ontario Science Centre can participate in two new Waterloo studies to help researchers solve these and other mysteries relating to the human body. Read more
Science North announced the appointment of Julie Moskalyk as its new science director on March 7. Read more
The full potential of human creativity will be on display at Science North's newest exhibition, 101 Inventions That Changed the World.
Jennifer Pink, Science North's science director, said "101 Inventions That Changed the World is a journey, travelling through time and locations, exploring various inventions. Read more
TELUS Spark, Calgary's reimagined science centre, will unveil its new culinary offerings on March 16 with the grand opening of its new market concept - Social Eatery by Roger Mooking (Social Eatery). Social Eatery is an interactive and modern dining space featuring "home cooking with a global twist". The fresh and flavourful new menu options and design-forward space are sure to spark the whole family's appetite. Read more
Through videos and interactive experiences, visitors will see how satellite data, including those collected by RADARSAT-2, are used by farmers. They will also learn how those data support the development of sustainable agriculture practices and what impact they have on the food we eat. Read more
"It's important that we reflect on our history," Raj Saini, MP for Kitchener Centre, told CBC News Sunday. "Especially over the last 150 years, and what we can learn from it, from some challenging and difficult times, and use this as a way to start a process or continue the process of reconciliation." Read more
Raj Saini, Member of Parliament (Kitchener Centre), announced today that THEMUSEUM of Ideas Transcending Objects (THEMUSEUM) is receiving funding of $20,460 for "A Cause for Celebration? First Things First," an art exhibit featuring the work of four contemporary artists. The exhibit explores issues of past and present, healing and justice, and hope and vision. Mr. Saini made this announcement on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Minister responsible for Multiculturalism. Read more
More than 50,000 Citizen newspaper photo assignments generated more than half a million images between 1970 and 2000.
Those Prince George Citizen negatives have now been donated to The Exploration Place where they are stored in specially designed condensible shelves in acid-free envelopes in acid-free boxes, which will always be handled with cotton-gloved hands. Read more
We've got an awful lot of content in there — about 150 individual cast specimens from some of the most significant collections in the world, including Lucy, the famous hominid skeleton,” said Julie Moskalyk, senior manager of Dynamic Earth.
Over the past three decades, Science North and Dynamic Earth have hosted five exhibits focusing on dinosaurs — it's a popular topic. But this is the first time there's been an exhibit on humans' ancestors, Moskalyk said. Read more
The CASC office is situated in Robinson Huron Treaty territory and the land on which we learn and live is the traditional territory of the Atikameksheng Anishnawbek.
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